Description

    Annibale Raimondo. Opera Dell'Antica Et Honorata Scientia De Nomandia,Specchio a infiniti beni & mali,che fotto il Cerchio della Luna possono alli viventi intervenire, per l"eccellentiss. Astrologico, Geomante, Chiromance, & Fisionomo...Aggiontovi la Fisonomia. Venice: Michele Tramezzino for Giovita Rapirio, Pietro & Nicolini da Sabbio, 1549 [1550 in colophon]. Krown & Spellman retail: $950. 8vo. First Edition. A-N8,O2. 210,[2 blank]p. Floral decorative wrappers (18th c.) Italic letter. Lower portion of title-page defective with loss of false imprint (see below). pp 36,37,44,45 soiled (these are conjugate leaves and soiling probably happened at the printer's before binding.) Device on title of Sibyl holding book of prophecies in scroll frame. Engraved astrological charts and circular and square. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Raimondo (b.1505), patrician of Verona and a soldier in his youth, described as an astrologer, geomancer, chiromancer, and Physiognomist, composed annual astrological predictions from 1553-65, and was interested in natural sciences and astronomy. He wrote on the comets of 1577, the new star of 1572, tides, and the trepidation of the eighth sphere. This curious work is on nomanis, or divination by names, assigns numerical values to letters and then gives charts and directions for relating them to the numbers for the planets and signs; a tract on physiognomy is added to this edition. This work was put on the Index in 1586. EDIT 16 cnce 56076. Cantamessa 3695. Gardner, Astrologica, 1055. Houzeau & Lancaster 4846. Wellcome 5318. Graesse VI, 18. Riccardi 337;2,2. Olschki 165 & 13537.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    8th-15th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 194

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 April 7 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131